Friday 26 April 2013

Genealogy News - 26th April

FindMyPast have released new WWI Swansea records.

Don't miss out on the latest Lost Cousins newsletter. Great stuff, as always.

DeceasedOnline's recent efforts concerning the cemetery records of Trafford Council (Manchester) can be examined here.

Tyrone & Fermanagh researchers should check this out.

Northumberland researchers should take note of the latest from FamilySearch. FamilySearch have also posted some new training videos.

More from the North-East of England: TNA have released more County Durham Home Guard records.

Here's an interesting 'remote' transcription project/idea from the National Railway Museum.

This is a good spot by Chris Paton: a TNA talks session on the subject of DNA. And here's a nice DNA-related article from the Wellcome Library.

Check out this idea from The National Archives. As they themselves say on Twitter: 'Sign up to our new community to join discussions, make suggestions and help develop & shape our online services'. Sounds promising.

Yet more from TNA: 5th tranche of colonial records has been released.

An important announcement from the National Library of Scotland and Wikipedia can be found here.

Thanks to @GenealogyGent on Twitter (among others) for this interactive surname map of the UK.

Check out Dick Eastman's post on the subject of the latest genealogy TV effort. Should find its way over to the UK & Ireland eventually.

Latest issue of Your Family Tree magazine (check out this subscription offer, too).

If you're still looking for a bit of reading then check out Chris Paton's report from an ongoing conference in Scotland which is of interest to us all regarding the general issue of archiving.

The usual Friday stuff from the BBC:

Remember to keep an eye on the BI-Gen Twitter feed over the weekend.

Completely non-genealogical, but thanks to the Two Nerdy History Girls for...

Also, you'll love this story via the Abroad in the Yard blog...

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